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February 25th, 2006

The MIT Media Lab and the $100 Laptop

This week it was announced tha the MIT Media Lab has a new leader, Frank Moss. He will be replacing the visionary founder, Nicholas Negroponte. NN is relinquishing leadership of the Media Lab to focus full-time on his global initiative of the $100 laptop. This news story, as much as anything else this week, provokes […]

 

 

February 18th, 2006

Cheney the Shooter

This was one of those news stories that prompted an initial “What! Are you kidding?”. Hey, over the weekend the VP shot someone. We all have pop songs that rattle around in our brain only to pop up at odd times. The late 90s’ OMC song “How Bizarre How Bizarre” popped up in my brain […]

 

 

February 11th, 2006

Praise the Lord, not Petroleum

As a futurist, as a spotter of trends, the most interesting news item this week to me was the fact that 85 of the most influential Evangelical Christian leaders in American rose up to state that it was god’s will to fight global warming. Hallellujah! Hallelujah! Seriously folks, this is a really big deal, a […]

 

 

February 4th, 2006

Exit Greenspan, the Economist’s Rock Star

This past week, Alan Greenspan stepped down after 18 years as Fed Chairman. This was not only a story that was on the front page of the business sections, it was on the front page of the newspapers and one of the lead stories on the nightly newscasts. The Great Greenspan had steered the country […]

 

 

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